Dee Brown reintroduces the familiar yet compelling social issue with his sophomore effort. Why do I have to be your N****r? Theories In Niggativity, questions diverse correlations between African-Americans and the word n****r. Dee explores cultures, gender gaps, racism, class-status, stereotypes, along with various philosophies in order to present understanding concerning his peoples overwhelming kinship with one word. Why do we love the word? Why do we hate the word? Dee Brown presents readers an introspective view of African-American pioneers whose legacy unfortunately failed to outlast one word. WHY?